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Meljen's Designs - Extra Special Release

Melissa Jenkins, artist & owner of Meljen's Designs, created a special release of digital images in honor of her father, Keith Smith, who passed away a year ago today. She designed this set to celebrate his life and love of fishing.




Melissa is giving away the Fisher Moose digital image to one winner. To enter the drawing, share one loving memory of a favorite family member or friend on the Meljen's Designs blog . You can get another chance to win by sharing another memory on the Meljen's Designs FaceBook page. The winners will be announced next Monday.

Here is a look at the entire release which is available on Whimsy Stamps.

Don't forget you still have time to enter the "Food" challenge on the Meljen's Designs blog for your chance to win some free digis. "Like" Meljen's Designs on FaceBook so you can keep track of all the new releases, DT inspiration, challenges and chances to win free Meljen's digis.

Thank you for stopping by today! Stop by the Meljen's blog to give Melissa a hug today.


Supplies:
  • Stamps: Fisher Moose by Meljens Designs, Great Day To Fish sentiments from Raindrop Echo Designs (both available on Whimsy Stamps)
  • Papers & CS: Neenah Crest solar white CS, PaperTrey kraft & dark chocolate CS, Pink Paislee Old School DP
  • Inks: Distressed Ink Old Paper
  • Tools: Copic markers, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, My Favorite Things Die-namics Jumbo Ric-Rac, ProvoCraft Swiss dots embossing folder, PaperTrey Linen & Canvas Impression plate, Paper piercing tool
  • Techniques: Faux stitching

Challenges:

Comments

Michelle said…
Hi Cheryl

What a great card! I love the sentiment!!
The papers co-ordinate well and the stitching looks fabulous.

Michelle :-)
Annette22 said…
what a funny christmas card, love the image, the colors, the papers,
even everything

thanks a lot for joining us at our very first Fairytale challenge

hugs

Annette
Tammy said…
Awww this is adorable Cheryl! Your coloring is beautiful and I love the sentiment!
Anita said…
Fantastic card Cheryl and your coloring is amazing, as always.
Oh my goodness, this is such a cute card! I so love the image and the paper you used just makes it fit so perfectly! What can I say about your coloring, it is perfect, I am still trying to get the shading and light thing.
Marlene said…
Adorable card and sentiment!
Amber said…
Love this card.... beautiful job coloring!
Linda Robinson said…
This is such a cute card. I love that image. And of course you put it all together perfectly..
rozzy said…
Thanks so much for entering The Gem of a Challenge this week with such a fab card. The colours and image are just perfect and go so well with the sketch. I love that sentiment too!
Hope you will join in again next month
Good luck Hugs rozzy xx
(Special Guest Designer for A Gem of a Challenge Nov2010)
Very cute...love the stamp too!
Riet said…
So gorgeous card Cheryl,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.x
Joanne Gilch said…
How cute. love the way you added the bucket o worms!!!
karlinchen50 said…
Hello
This is a very nice card and a sweet image.

Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge
Hugs Karla
chris said…
Hi Cheryl this is so so gorgeous. love it.
xiumaiyuki said…
eeeek.....this card is too much fun!!! Your coloring is fantastic and I literally can't stop grinning....love that guy and the sentiment is just icing on the cake!
Sara said…
To to cute!!! Thanks for playing along with DDSB!
Karin said…
Very cute! I never thought I would ever say this, but that little bucket of worms is adorable :) Great card!
PokSa said…
I love it. Your card is so beautiful and the image fantastic.
Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challenge.
Janet said…
Fab card and take on the sketch. thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge x
Martha said…
ahhh this is just too ocute!
What a great way for Melissa to celebrate her dad's life!! What an image too!!! I love the moose and that bucket of worms is awesome too. Your interpretation of the images must of blown her away! Your coloring is just getting better and better with each project.

Thanks for the compliments on the craft show. Cindy made all the duct tape bags, purses and wallets. She found videos on You Tube and that is actually duct tape that she used. They come in all sorts of great patterns now!!

Maria
Julie said…
Perfect card for a guy. Love your paper choices. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best
Hugs,
Julie
Jennifer said…
Fantastic!! Thanks for joining us at A Gem Of A Chall! xx Jenny xx
Lisa said…
Adorable card...nicely done! Thanks so much for joining us this week at FFC!
Christiana said…
Aw, he's a cutie! Great job on the coloring!
Tracy said…
That little moose guy is so cute! I love how you've colored him and your papers are spot on. Fantastic card Cheryl! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Gale Varland said…
So very cute! Love this image and your coloring of it is beautiful. Thanks for playing with us at Gingerloft Challenges. :) Gale
CraftinGranny said…
Great story behind the stamp set Cheryl and thank you for sharing. Your card is colored beautifully and I'm sure with much love in mind. Thanks so much for joining us at For Fun this week. Hope to see you back next week. "Hugs" Carol
cardcrazy said…
Such a sweet card, love it! Thanks for joinig us this week at the Drunken Stampers!
darling Ho said…
What a lovely card! I love Meljen's Designs,too. Almost all the images are so cute.:)
Thanks for you join our 1st challenge at Fairy Tale Challenge.
~~darling Ho~~ FTC DT
Lynn said…
How cool is your card and love the colors.. Thanks for playing along with us at Gingerloft challenges xx
Bianca said…
What a lovely card! I love the colors and the image very much! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. xx Bianca
craftybunny said…
Love the images and your colouring is superb.Great paper/colour choices too.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best :D
Lisa x
Great card, love the sentiment!
Thank You for joining us at Gingerloft this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx
KraftyKoolKat said…
Cute card, love the sentiment. Thank you for sharing it with us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx
Mel X said…
Super card Cheryl, great colour work. Love how you incorporated the worm bucket!

Mel X
Tracey said…
awwww....he is adorable!!! Love it!!!

Thanks for showing off your style with FBD.

Hugs,
Tracey
Stacy said…
OK, THIS is just adorable!!! And wow your coloring is amazing! Perfect papers for this little guy! Thank you for sharing with us at FBD!
Stacy
Virginia L. said…
GREAT choice of background pattern paper and your attention to details are amazing! Thank you so much for playing with us at Wee Memories Challenge (pattern paper) this week!
Saskia said…
Oooooh... beautiful card, so cute!! Great style!!

Lovely to see your work at Freshly Brewed Challenges! Thanks for joining us!

Sweet greetings, Saskia :)
Pattie said…
Super cute! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something for our Digi Day challenge!
Anne Marie said…
Adorable card! Love the rich colors and that little moose is just too cute! :)
Cor* said…
Excellent creation. You have done the image justice!! Great layering and layout of course that embossing is TDF!!! Thanks for sharing your dry embossed creation with us at Crafty Cardmakers for our spotlight challenge this time round. Little Miss Neat (Corry).
Heather said…
AAWWWW!!!!! Cheryl, this is darling!!! I love the Mr Moose!!! and totally agree 100% with that sentiment. Too bad I never take enough time to enjoy the 'fishing'. I need to remind myself of that sometimes :)

Cutie patootie card, thanks so much for showing us your style at Freshly Brewed Challenges!
What a fun image. I like the plaid and dotted papers you used to go with the country theme.
Jóna said…
I like this card, great image !!!!

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best, hop to see you again.

I am posting this to all those I comment on, so you might have got this before, if so I hope it's ok to get it again :D
I am one of the DT members at DDSB and I want to tell you about group I have opened at PCP "Fan's of Digi Doodle Shop" and you are so very welcome to join us there :D
http://www.papercraftplanet.com/group/fansofdigidoodleshop

All the best to you, Jóna
Mandy said…
Beautiful card...love the sweet image and the papers....Thanks for playing along with us at A Gem of a Challenge.... Hope to see you join us next time....
Mandy xx
stephanne said…
Awwww, this is wonderful, great work with Melissa's special image, I love moose!! You have coloured him wonderfully and your details are terrific!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenges this month!!
hugs, stephanne
Kylie said…
Hahaha - how cute is your moose! I love all your fabulous details and that sentiment - what a giggle.
Thanks for playing along with The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenges this month,
Hugs
Kylie
Tinemor said…
WOW What a FAB manly card! LOVE the image! And all aout your card!!
Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodles Shop`S Best!
Hope to see you in anything goes challenge this week.

Tine
Katja said…
Such a cool mencard! Thanks for joining our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week!

Greetings,
Katja (DDSB-DT)
Floweret said…
Fun and welldone card! Happy to see you at Freshly brewed designs challenge blog this week! Hope to se you soon again!
Purple Crazy said…
great card, I love Meljens images too. Thanks for sharing with us at Gingerloft this week. xx
Sue said…
Fantastic image, that you colored beautifully. Such a fun card. and sentiment. Thanks for joining the fun at Fuzzy Wuzzy this month. Nicely done.

Hugs
Sue
Robin Parker said…
I just LOVE Meljens Designs. What a wonderful image for all those fishermen in our lives. Fabulous card. Thanks for sharing on the Belli challenge.
CuddlyBunny said…
What a wonderful card! Your creation feels just as warm and inviting as a beloved winter jacket in plaid wool! Kudos!

Thanks for dropping in at the Drunken Stampers craft pub!
Kathy said…
He's so cute, what a special way to remember her father.
Laurel said…
Oh how sweet! love that image! Thanks so much for playing at Wee Memories.
debby4000 said…
Adorable sweet card.
luv
Debby
Justine said…
This is beautiful. Your coloring is absolutely perfect and I am so glad you chose the ABC Toys & Crafts SEW Special Challenge so I could come check out all your beautiful artwork. Remember you can enter as often as you like and increase the prize by $5 just for displaying our blinkie on your side bar!!!
Lin said…
Great colouring, fab layout, fantastic card.

Thanks for joining in our dry embossing spotlight at Crafty Cardmakers.

Lin - Lil Miss Chatterbox
Shelly Schmidt said…
Wonderful card- what a lovely tribute! I always love the look of sewing on a card.... Great coloring too! Thanks for joining in the Belli challenge this week!
Alison said…
What a special card- Loved this set when I saw it on Mellisa's site. My husband would definately agree with the sentiment! Thanks for joining our challenge at CFM. Hugs, Alison x
Cheryl Walker said…
OMGosh this is way tooo CUTE!!! Love it! Thank you for joining us at ABC toys and Crafts Sew special challenge!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl
What a very sweet tribute for a really touching reason. Your project is darling! Thanks so much for playing with us at ABC Toys & Crafts!
Joan Ervin said…
What a darling Fishermoose and he even has his bucket of worms...tooo cute!!! Thanks for joining us in the Belli challlenge!!!
This is stunning! I find it so hard to make cards for me but this is perfect! I love it and I think I am going to have to case it :$ Thanks for playing along with Gingerloft Challenges
Alison said…
Congratulations on being in the top 3 at Cards for Men- great card!
Hugs, Alison x

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